3:30 LRN Newscast Feb 27

Talking about the race to be Louisiana’s next governor. One Democrat rules running out, and that’s East Baton Rouge parish District attorney Hillar Moore. He’d likely be competing with DOTD Secretary Shawn Wilson for the Democrat vote. Political analyst Bernie Pinsonat says he’s not surprised at Moore’s decision to refrain from running, and feels that Wilson may be the Dems best chance at keeping the Governor’s Mansion…:

CUT 11(12)      “…to run.”

So far 8 candidates have announced for governor, but – at this time – Wilson is not one of them, though he is expected to make an announcement soon.

The Governor was at SOWELA in Lake Charles today to cut the ribbon on a new $11-million training facility for the gaming, hospitality and culinary trades. SOWELA Chancellor Neil Aspinwell says the facility is cutting edge…:

CUT 05(09)      “…break area.”


Another quick note on the 2023 Governor’s Race, USA Today reports that House Speaker Clay Schexnayder says he will enter the race, but only if Congressman Garret Graves decides not to run. Right now 5 republicans are announced candidates. Schexnayder would be the 6th. He is term-limited in the House.

Despite a rough beginning for the strawberry growing season weather-wise, the current warming is speeding things up. Brooke Thorington has more…:

CUT 02(30)      “…Thorington.”